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Big Plans for 2015!

As we reflect on 2014, the hottest year on record globally, we also saw some positive climate change solutions advanced. In June, the Obama administration took its biggest step yet to address climate change by introducing regulations to limit greenhouse gases from existing power plants. And the U. S. climate movement grew in grassroots might […]

Recap: 7th Annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education

Over 90 educators attended the 7th annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education on August 7 and 8 at the School of Environmental Studies. This Summer Institute focused on climate science basics, introduced the second edition of the Minnesota’s Changing Climate curriculum and provided training on many of the hands-on activities in the curriculum Read […]

Summer Institute 2011 Recap

On August 11 and 12, the Will Steger Foundation hosted a very successful 6th annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education. The goals of this year’s Institute were to train educators on our new Minnesota’s Changing Climate curriculum and online classroom and provide supporting information and resources to enhance the use of the curriculum. Learn […]

Summer Institute 2011 – Benefits of Participation

Engaging Students in Environmental Stewardship Through Adventure Learning In May 2010, Minnesota’s Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) allocated $250,000 to the Will Steger Foundation’s project, Engaging Students in Environmental Stewardship through Adventure Learning, to support the development of a new curriculum, teacher training, online learning and collaboration with schools. The overarching goal of the […]